Monthly Archives: September 2015

Wishing a Happy Birthday to …

Wishing a Happy Birthday to … Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Doc Bob Meaders’ birthday is today. In lieu of gifts for a guy who has everything, consider a gift to our troops by way of a donation to Operation-Helmet.org. Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

Current pads offer minimal protection when just slightly worn

Current pads offer minimal protection when just slightly worn Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 2. Hometown: Philadelphia. Heard about us: Coworker. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Pads, helmet, advanced combat – NSN 8470-01-546-9407 ), grey, glued seam. Comments: Constant use wears out issued pads faster than we can replace them. Current pads offer minimal protection when…

need new helmet pads

need new helmet pads Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 1. Hometown: Orlando,FL. Heard about us: friend in other unit. Duties: infantry. Current Pads: issued pads. Comments: need new helmet pads. E-4, USMC Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

Marines need better head protection

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I am an infantry officer and fully appreciate the need for better pads. I see my Marines taking their hands off their weapons and playing with their kevlars all the time, and the first chance they get to pop tops, they take it. I also noticed on your homepage a plea…

constant headaches caused directly by the pads

constant headaches caused directly by the pads Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 11. Hometown: Dallas Texas. Heard about us: Google and AR15.com. Duties: Convoy, security, and maintanace. Current Pads: GI pads. PAD,HELMET,ADVANCED, COMBAT SIZE 3/4″ SPM1C1-08-C-B100. SM888 LOT 2. Comments: Will be the first deployment for many in our unit and I can see how…

the helmet pads which are issued just don’t work

the helmet pads which are issued just don’t work Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 20. Duties: Intelligence. Current Pads: advanced combat pad set, grey in color. Comments: the helmet pads which are issued just don’t work. They are extremely hard and inflict severe headaches. I luckily have never been involved in a blast, but I…

Help get us home a little safer

Help get us home a little safer Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 1. Hometown: Chesapeake, VA. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Repairing Comms towers and fiber links between FOBs. Current Pads: standard issue, foliage green. Comments: Thanks for all that yall do to help get us home a little safer. SFC, US Army Facebook Twitter…

more functional and safe than the standard issue ones

more functional and safe than the standard issue ones Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 20. Heard about us: First Sergeant. Duties: Personal Security Detachment (PSD). Current Pads: Standard Green Issued Pads. Comments: My Platoon will be deploying to RC-East later this year. We are a Combat Engineer Platoon attaching to our BDE’s Cavalry Squadron to…